China has made good progress in developing a human vaccine against the deadly bird flu virus, with a second phase of tests showing it to be safe and effective, state press reported Monday.
About 400 people aged between 18 and 60 who were given the vaccine between September and November this year had shown no ill side effects, and the drug had “performed well”, Xinhua news agency said, citing an official involved….[Full Text]
[Image: A scientist holds a prototype vaccine against the bird flu virus in 2006, via AFP]
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